Representative Jim Himes's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 4, Democratic
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10/16/16 This Makes Me Nervous 6/20/16 Letter to Robert M. Califf, Commisioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men 5/19/16 Connecticut House Delegation Statement on Shameful Actions by Republicans to Allow Discrimination against LGBT Individuals 4/28/16 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act 4/21/16 Letter to the Hon. Dannel Malloy, Governor of Connecticut, the Hon. Bob Duff, Connecticut State Senate Majority Leader, and the Hon. Brendan Sharkey, Connecticut State Speaker of the House - Thanks for LGBT Stance 1/01/16 Issue Position: Women 7/23/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Department of Education Secretary - Ensuring LGBTQ Equality 7/14/15 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education - Protecting LGBTQ Students from Discrimination 7/09/15 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Same-Sex Marriage Licenses 3/06/15 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners 1/01/15 Issue Position: Civil Rights 11/14/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally 9/30/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits 6/16/14 Himes Statement on Executive Order on LGBT Protections 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination 6/26/13 Voting Rights Act 6/26/13 Himes Statement on Supreme Court Overturning the Defense of Marriage Act, Proposition 8 5/01/13 Blog - Preventing Workplace Discrimination 4/26/13 Preventing Workplace Discrimination 3/26/13 Blog - Overturning Prop 8 3/12/13 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation 3/01/13 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court 1/30/13 Himes Statement on President Obama's Immigration Proposal 12/07/12 Himes Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Gay Marriage Cases 9/07/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 7/10/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 5/17/12 Himes Votes Against Repealing Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence 5/09/12 Himes Statement on President Obama's Support for Gay Marriage 5/09/12 Murphy, DeLauro, Courtney Highlight Alarming CT Domestic Violence Data, Call for Action on Violence Against Women Act 3/28/12 Blog: Working Towards LGBT Equality 2/08/12 Himes Statement on Prop 8 Ruling 11/02/11 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA 9/27/11 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General 9/20/11 Himes Announces Rally to Celebrate DADT Repeal 7/14/11 Himes records video message for "It Gets Better' campaign to show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth 6/29/11 Blog: It Gets Better 6/29/11 Himes Records Video for "It Gets Better" LGBT Youth Campaign 11/30/10 Himes Urges Senate to Repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell 10/10/08 Himes Applauds Supreme Court Decision

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